Amy Starnes, director of digital fundraising

As the director of digital fundraising at Best Friends Animal Society, Amy Starnes develops and executes digital fundraising campaigns and strategies that incorporate email, social media, website, and emerging digital channels. She loves using technology to create experiences that are both data-driven and meaningful for donors.

Amy has worked in technology for over 15 years. Before joining Best Friends, she led the digital program at MSPCA-Angell in Boston, working to grow financial support and donor engagement for the organization through all digital channels.

Amy started her career working in web hosting and internet services before moving into the healthcare sector, where she developed IT solutions for Boston area hospitals. Later, she worked for a boutique digital agency managing web development projects and client relationships.

Amy lives in Portland, Maine, with her husband Elias and their two dogs, Polly and Stella.